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google and find out who they are. >> i know who jack white is. >> jazz pianist dave brubeck died at the age of 91. they put out "take five" one of the best-selling jazz songs of all time. les munves weighed in on that angust. jones comment. he says compared to charlie sheen this is a piece of cake. he added, by the way, jones is still collecting his $300,000 a week paycheck. >> it's doing great in the ratings. >> it has buzz there. any publicity is good publicity. finally, jimmy fallon has done it again. he and mariah carey decided to get everyone in the christmas spirit. ♪ >> that just reminded me, i have to get myself my christmas sweater this year. >> i'm lynn berry. this is "first look" on msnbc. stay tuned, "way too early" starts right now. >>> it took us three months to establish trust. these guys don't trust each other. they don't even trust each other in their own party. we have leaders who are people behind them with a shift hoping they can get their job the next go around. durbin has someone looking over their back. every time they deal and over on
're hearing now. "take five" of dave brubeck. he died yesterday of heart failure just one day shy of his 92nd birthday. a composer and pianist, he redefined american jazz in the 1950s and '60s and was a jazz pop star. "take five" was the first jazz recording to sell over a million copies. in november of 1954, he played huz way on to the cover of "time" magazine, becoming only the second jazz musician after louie armstrong to make the cover. later in life, he was named a jazz master by the national endowment of the arts and received a kennedy center honor for his contribution to american culture. brubeck is survived by his wife of 70 years, a daughter and four sons who are also musicians. >> that's a legacy. >>> before we head to break, a quick reminder, shoot us an e-mail or tweet us and let us know why in the world you are awake. we'll read the best responses later in the show. still ahead on "way too early," the greg mcelroy era is over. mark sanchez is announced as the starter this weekend at jacksonville with tebow as the backup. >> why would you want greg mcelroy to play this week? he on
. ♪ >> and take five, to remember one of the greatest innovators jazz has known, composure dave brubeck, died a day short of his 92nd birthday. ♪ >> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. we begin with the fallout from a senate vote that seemed to underscore everything that is wrong with capitol hill. the senate's rejection of an international treaty to guarantee equal rights for people with disabilities based on what has been american law since the first bush presidency 22 years ago. the treaty supported by every democrat and eight republicans, came five votes short of passage of the required 66 needed for ratification. 38 republicans voted no despite the return to the floor of former majority leader bob dole only days out of the hospital. there at the age of 89 to rally support from his former friends including orrin hatch, cluck grassley, mitch mcconnell and thad cochran but they voted it down. the floor manager john kerry called it one of the saddest days in his nearly 28 days in the senate which he says is broken and dysfunctional. the chairman of the foreign relations commi
. it made jazz popular in the united states. dave brubeck dying yesterday. >> a great musician. >> little-known fact, the guy that played stand-up bass for him the last ten years, mike allen. >> is that right? >> nobody knew that. allen. yes, he plays it and spins that thing around. >> oh, i love when he does that, slaps the back of it. >> he also, for a year and a half, when the stray cats went over to london. >> mike ailen? >> stand-up bassist for the stray cats. >> the boy's got range. >> very flexible. >> stray cat strut. >> "the playbook," so much else going on. >> he also has -- a lot of people made that mistake, that were sort of around that stray cats group -- >> okay, getting old. >> -- a lot of tattoos. he wishes he could have those years back. brian seltzer. >> i wish i could have this time back. >> it was 1981, though. >> it was the thing do-to-do. he's also the chief white house correspondent for "politico." >> he's busy! >> mike allen with a look at the "playbook." >> good morning. that strut is on youtube, so check it out. >> oh, wow. we'll have to look that up. all right,
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